November 1962 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 KYVE TV channel 47 in Yakima, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 1 WNYC TV channel 31 in New York, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 1 WZZM TV channel 13 in Grand Rapids, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 9 Catharina Lodders of the Netherlands elected Miss World

Music Premiere

Nov 17 Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 257 performances

  • Nov 19 KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 25 WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, NY (ABC) 1st broadcast

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Nov 6 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • Nov 9 Teryl Rothery, Canadian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Demi MooreDemi Moore (60 years old)

Nov 11 American actress (Ghost, Striptease, GI Jane), born in Roswell, New Mexico

  • Nov 12 Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born British journalist and television presenter, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Nov 14 Harland Williams, Canadian American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 14 Laura San Giacoma, American actress (Pretty Woman; Saving Grace), born in Danville, New Jersey
  • Nov 14 Satomi KĊrogi, Japanese voice actress, born in Tokyo
  • Nov 17 Eric Olson, American actor (Apple's Way), born in Santa Monica, California

Jodie FosterJodie Foster (60 years old)

Nov 19 American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Nov 27 David "Davey Boy" Smith, Britiish professional wrestler (WWF Intercontinental Championship; British Bulldogs), born in Golborne, Lancashire (d. 2002)

Jon StewartJon Stewart (60 years old)

Nov 28 American Emmy, Grammy, and Peabody Award-winning comedian and writer (The Daily Show, 1999-2015), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 28 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor, born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Nov 29 Andrew McCarthy, American actor (St Elmo's Fire; Class), born in NYC, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

Yoko Ono

Nov 28 Japanese artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds (her second time) American musician and film producer Anthony Cox (26-ish); annulled and remarried in 1963, divorce in 1969

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 11 Joseph Allen Jr, American actor (The Night Before the Divorce, Motor Madness), dies at 44
  • Nov 12 Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), dies from a heart ailment at 55
  • Nov 23 Gloria Gordon, English actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81